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Odisha IIC Arrested
Odisha IIC Arrested By Vigilance Over Possession Of Unaccounted Cash, DA

The Inspector in-charge (IIC) of Motu Police Station in Malkangiri was arrested by Vigilance sleuths on Thursday (Sept 23) on charges of possession of unaccounted cash amounting to Rs 2.8 lakh.

Ex-Tamil Nadu DGP Jalada Tripathy Appointed Chief Information Commissioner Of Odisha
Ex-Tamil Nadu DGP Jalada Tripathy Appointed Chief Information Commissioner Of Odisha

The name of the 1985-cadre IPS officer for the coveted post was reportedly finalised at a meeting presided over by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik held recently. A notification on the appointment of Tripathy was issued by the Odisha Governor, Ganeshi Lal today.

PM Modi and US President Joe Biden
On Eve Of Biden-Modi Summit; A Primer On What Biden Needs, Wants, And Will Ask From India

More defence purchases by India: The bottom-line that helps the US economy and jobs in America is the export of defence goods. Any leader wants exports, job-creation.

Four Of Family Dead!
Odisha Couple, 2 daughters Found Dead In Mysterious Circumstances

A day after the bodies of a woman and her two minor daughters were recovered from their house, the body of her husband was reportedly recovered from a nearby well on Thursday (Sept 23).

Odisha Govt On Alert As Subarnarekha And Jalaka Rivers In Balasore Overflow
Odisha Govt On Alert As Subarnarekha And Jalaka Rivers In Balasore Overflow

Jalaka River was also flowing over the danger level of 6.64 metres near Mathani leading to inundation of several roads which have severely affected communication in the region. The floodwater from Jalaka has entered 50 villages of 12 panchayats of the district.

Fridge So Small!
Odisha Engineering Student Makes It To Record Books With Smallest Refrigerator

In a bid to facilitate storage of Covid-19 vaccines, a B.Tech student from Odisha has created the smallest functional refrigerator.

Pipili Bypoll
Pipili Bypoll: Postal Ballot Voting Begins For PwD, Covid Patients, 80 Plus Age Residents

Senior citizens above the age of 80 years, persons with disabilities (PwD) and Covid suspected/positive patients across the constituency, can cast their votes through postal ballots in the next five days of the poll process starting today

Animal Cruelty Shocker: Odisha Man Poisons 20 Stray Dogs To Death

In a shocking incident, a man from Sankarpur under Choudwar in Cuttack came under police scanner for allegedly poisoning 20 stray dogs to death.

Catch Me If You Can!
Village Life: Odisha Children In Tribal Areas Racing Horse Like Pros

This picturesque setting is not from any tourist spot, but from the tribal hinterlands of Malkangiri district in Odisha. Here the children can be seen riding horseback and it seems they have developed a knack for it.

Bhubaneswar Drain Mishap
Bhubaneswar Drain Mishap: MP Aparajita Promises Free Education For Deceased Jyoti's Brother

Jyoti fondly named Raja, a Class-X student, fell into a drain in Shatabdi Nagar area while cycling his way to tuition at about 2 pm on Sunday afternoon and was swept away by the gushing floodwater.

Bengal Woman Arrested
Bengal Woman Arrested For Robbing Odisha Man Of Rs 10 Lakh In Social Media Honey-Trap

In a shocking incident, a woman was arrested by Saheed Nagar Police on Wednesday (Sept 22) for allegedly honey-trapping a man and later robbing his house.

Rhino Horns Set On Fire
Assam burns 2,479 rhino horns to dispel myth about their medicinal value

On World Rhino Day, Assam govt burnt 2,479 rhino horns at a public function to destroy the world's largest stockpile of rhino horns in order to bust the myth that they have medicinal value.

baby rescued from house
Three-day-old baby rescued from house marooned in floodwaters in Odisha

Time and again, adversities have led us to something truly hopeful and inspiring. These images are from Punasita village in Balasore district, which has been grappling with flooding due to rise in the water level of Jalaka River.

Flood Threat In Odisha
Flood Threat In Odisha: Jalaka River Flows Over Danger Mark

Incessant rain in upper catchment areas has led to the rise in water level of Jalaka River, which is flowing above the danger mark at Mathani in Balasore.

Medical Negligence?
Medical Negligence? Newborn, Mother Die In Odisha Hospital

In a tragic incident, a woman and her newborn died at a government hospital in Odisha. As per family members, the woman died of medical negligence at Jharsuguda District Headquarters hospital on Tuesday (September 21).

Koraput Students Beaten With Rod
Odisha Students ‘Brutally Thrashed’ With Metal Rod By Private Tutor

In a shocking incident, some students studying at a coaching centre near Chapar area under Koraput Sadar Police limits alleged that they were brutally punished by their private tutor on Tuesday (Sept 21).

Alia ‘Anti-Hindu’ ?
Kangana Ranaut Raps Alia Bhatt Over Jewellery Ad, Alleges 'Anti-Hindu' Propaganda

It seems Alia Bhatt’s recent ad for a jewellery brand has not gone down well with Kangana Ranaut. The 'Thalaivii' actress took to Instagram and called Alia out for appearing in the commercial advertisement that questions the tradition of 'Kanyadaan'.

Balasore flood
Odisha Rain: Jalaka River In Balasore Crosses Danger Mark, Two Blocks Severely Affected

The residents of Rasulpur and Srirampur panchayats under Sadar block of Balasore district are also suffering as floodwater has entered the village affecting communication in these regions.

Croc In Pond!
Odisha: 8-Foot Long Crocodile Rescued From Pond

These visuals show a huge crocodile being rescued from a pond in Bhektakola village under Rajnagar Block of Pattamundai.

NRRI Cuttack Develops High-Nourished Paddy Variety
NRRI Cuttack Develops High-Nourished Paddy Variety 

The paddy variety having more nutrition and zinc in composition has come into fruition after nearly 10 years of thorough research. The development of the new variety will enable people get more nourishment.

Bar In Bhubaneswar
Police Plays Spoiler For Night Revellers, Bar Owners Cry Foul In Bhubaneswar

The Police and the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) are in the action mode over COVID norm violations in bars and restaurants in the Smart City.

House Panel To Hold Meeting With Top Civic Officials As Killer Drains Pose Serious Life Threat
House Panel To Hold Meeting With Top Civic Officials As Killer Drains Pose Serious Life Threat

Odisha Assembly House Committee to hold discussions with commissioners of both BMC and CMC, chief engineers of drainage division and other officials and JICA authorities on October 5.

Duped Chit Fund Investors Threaten Fresh Mass Agitation Across Odisha From Sept 29
Duped Chit Fund Investors Threaten Fresh Mass Agitation Across Odisha From Sept 29

Duped investors’ joint forum said the Gana Satyagraha (mass agitation) will continue throughout the State till the last duped investor is refunded.

DRDO Espionage
DRDO Espionage Case: ‘Lady Handler, Dubai Money, UK Number’

In the latest development in espionage in Chandipur DRDO, Odisha Crime Branch ADG, Sanjeeb Panda made some sensational revelations on Tuesday (September 21).

WB Intrudes Into Odisha Again
West Bengal Starts Construction At Disputed Area Once Again, Odisha Shuts Down Work

West Bengal Government resumed the construction of unauthorised boundary wall at the disputed area of Udayapur beach in Balasore which was stopped by the Bhogarai Tehsildar on Tuesday.